Nurse Practitioner - General Medical Oncology

City of Hope

Newport Beach, CA

ID: 7208674 (Ref.No. 10024478)
Posted: January 19, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.  

We have an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner, Medical Oncology to join our outpatient community practice in Newport Beach. We are seeking a full-time nurse practitioner to assist 4 physicians both in the clinic and infusion clinic. The nurse practitioner will perform comprehensive physical examinations and expert review of lab results for early identification of complications of cancer or chemotherapy. Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities to support comfort and health of the patients. Establish and customize workflows for relevant procedures with other key stakeholders and providers.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Your primary responsibility is to deliver advanced nursing care to patients diagnosed with blood disorders and/or cancer.
  • Patient Assessment: Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients with hematological or oncological conditions, including reviewing medical histories, performing physical exams, and interpreting diagnostic tests such as blood work, imaging, and biopsies.
  • Symptom Management: Assist patients in managing the symptoms and side effects of their condition and treatments. Provide education on pain management, nutrition, and coping strategies.
  • Diagnosis and Treatment: Collaboration with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to establish and develop personalized treatment plans. Administer hydration, immunotherapy, or blood transfusions, as needed.
  • Monitoring: Continuously monitor patient’s progress throughout their treatment journey, adjusting care plans, as necessary. Track and record vital signs, lab results, and treatment responses.

Your qualifications should include:

· Master’s degree, or Doctorate degree as a Nurse Practitioner

· Three years of clinical experience

· Current California RN license

· Current California Nurse Practitioner license

· Current California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license.

· DEA expected within 6 months of hire.

· National Nurse Practitioner Board Certification thorough accrediting body

· Specialty certification as defined/required for role.

· Current BLS certification through American Heart Association

· Current ACLS certification through American Heart Association

Additional information: Shifts are 4/10 hours.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.